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Pedestrian in serious condition after being hit in southeast Calgary

A photo of the second vehicle that struck a pedestrian at 11 Avenue S.E. and 27 Street on Tuesday morning.
A photo of the second vehicle that struck a pedestrian at 11 Avenue S.E. and 27 Street on Tuesday morning. Courtesy of the City of Calgary Newsroom

Calgary police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that hit a pedestrian on 11 Avenue S.E. and 27 Street on Tuesday morning.

According to a press release published Tuesday afternoon, a man was struck by a truck while crossing the intersection on a marked crosswalk sometime between 5:50 a.m. and 6:20 a.m. CCTV footage showed a second vehicle striking the unconscious pedestrian laying on the road and failing to stop.

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The truck driver remained at the scene and attempted to help the pedestrian and is cooperating with the police. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

The driver of the second vehicle was driving an orange, crossover-style SUV, according to police.

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Anyone with CCTV, dashcam footage or information about this incident is asked to contact the police non-emergency number at 403-266-1234 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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